Type Foundries


A selection of international type designers offering retail & bespoke faces.



ABC Dinamo

Germany and Switzerland

Essentially, a Swiss type design agency offering retail and bespoke typefaces, design software, research, and consultancy. This website is set in Dinamo’s Favorit.



APFEL

London, UK

Publishing a growing library of typefaces developed through visual, textual and experiential research. The Foundry also offers a bespoke type design service.



bb-bureau

France

bb-bureau is a studio specializing in graphic and type design set up by Benoît Bodhuin. bb-bureau is also the type foundry distributing Benoît Bodhuin's fonts.



Blaze Type

Lyon

An independent typedesign foundry with the aim to design, produce and distribute beautiful typefaces which will age gracefully.



Colophon

London and Los Angeles

An international, award-winning type foundry creating, publishing, and distributing high-quality retail and custom typefaces for analog and digital media. 



Displaay

Prague, Czech Republic

An independent type foundry established by Martin Vácha in 2016. The foundry focuses on retail and custom typefaces with the aim to develop distinctive typefaces that are missing on the market. Moments of imperfection and spontaneous irregularities inspire their ethos.



Formist

Sydey, Australia

Challenging expectations of what type design can be, while maintaining the integrity of typographic communications. Designs that recognise creativity, personality and abstraction are equally as important as style, clarity and legibility.



Free Faces

International

A curated selection of free fonts for times when you don’t have cash to splash.



Future Fonts

International

A space for designers to sell experimental WIP fonts. Buyers get discounts and the freshest fonts, while funding designers to continue the development of their faces.



Hungarumlaut

Austria

Type design studio offering high quality retail and custom typefaces.



Klim Type Foundry

New Zealand

Klim Type’s foundational ethos is “a thing well made” and the typefaces combine historical knowledge with rigorous contemporary craft.



Or Type

Iceland

Type foundry challenging the conventions of type design.



Pangram Pangram

Montreal, Canada

Excellent for students and anyone just beginning their type collection. The foundry sell affordable starter packs of their trend-led faces and mock-ups. 
– Recommended by Alexa Meffe



Pizza Typefaces

France

Pizza Typefaces is the retail and bespoke type offerings of Adrien Midzic and Luc Borho. 



Swiss Typefaces

London and Switzerland 

High quality typefaces building on the legacy of the Swiss (International) Style, redefining it with their vision of the new generation.



Velvetyne Type Foundry

France

Type collective designing and distributing free and open source fonts.



VJ Type

France

Type designed by studio Violaine et Jeremy.



Vocal Type

America

Tré Seals, founder of Studio Seals, created a type foundry that introduces a diverse perspective from design communities that had a small voice in the industry.



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